Intentional Parenting with Kids in Sports

Growing up, I played all sports that my school offered, volleyball, basketball, soccer, field hockey, track and field…the whole gamut. I figured, why not and my mom was grateful “exercise” kept me busy. For me, it was all about the sport and my friends. I loved everything about being on the team and playing the…

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My Immigration Story

This past week has been mind-blowing given the recent headlines related to  terminating DACA. And then there were the headlines related to the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey and how multiple communities, volunteers, individuals came together to provide a helping hand to complete strangers in need. These two actions, unsympathetic dismissal and compassionate giving are such…

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Family: How do I talk to my kids about racism

These past weeks have felt heavy and overwhelming. And it’s not because school started and the early morning schedule, packed lunches and carpools have taken over the daily routine. Instead, this feeling is the realization of the ugly underbelly of our nation – hate and racism – are alive and kicking. A lot of people…

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